Painter

  • Northern Ireland
  • Ongoing Agency
  • Temporary
  • Duncrue
  • £13.93

Bluestones Staffing

Main purpose of job

To be responsible to the Area Contract Manager (Building) or other appropriate officer to undertake work within the Building Maintenance Operation either individually or as part of a team.

Main job duties

  • Maintaining, storing and using all types of painter’s tools, e.g. ladders, trestles, staging, brushes, knives and trays etc.
  • Erecting and dismantling scaffolding which involves working at heights.
  • Applying painter’s hygiene in the use of hands, overall, brushes and rollers etc.
  • Preparing different types of surfaces both externally and economically, e.g. undercoat, gloss, emulsion etc. Hanging different types of wallpaper and wall coverings, including ‘Muraspec’ etc.
  • Ensuring the proper and safe use and storage of thinners and dilutents.
  • Treating in the correct manner, cracking, flaking, blistering etc of surfaces.
  • Applying varnishes, stains and glazes etc.
  • Ensuring that regulations are adhered to.

Essential Criteria

Applicants must, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms:

  • have an NVQ Level II in Painting and Decorating or equivalent qualification; and
  • have a full, current driving license which enables them to drive in Northern Ireland, or, have access to a form of transport which enables them to carry out the duties of the post in full.

Applicants must also, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms, be able to demonstrate on the application form, by providing personal and specific examples, at least one year’s relevant experience in each of the following three areas:

  1. preparing surfaces prior to carrying out painting or
  2. erecting and dismantling relevant equipment, ensuring that health and safety standards are adhered to; and
  3. decorating painting and decorating in a building and maintenance environment;

Shortlisting Criteria

In addition to the above qualifications and experience, Belfast City Council reserves the right to shortlist only those applicants who, as at the closing date for receipt of applications:

  • In the first instance, can demonstrate, by providing personal and specific examples, at least two years’ relevant experience in each of the above mentioned areas; and
  • in the second instance, have an NVQ Level III in Painting and Decorationg or equivalent qualification.

Overtime pay is available.

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